The Author

Thomas Watt
Thomas Watt

I'm a writer on football, music and films. I write mainly about Scottish and Dutch football, and have done pieces for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent as well as regular STV column. I used to live outside Utrecht, but now stay near Edinburgh.

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The Cruyff Terms

by Thomas Watt

Johan Cryuff has made another return to Ajax and Thomas Watt looks at the great man’s plans to overhaul the Dutch giants.

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European burnout, Mads Junker and heads in boxes.

by Thomas Watt

Twente slipped up against NEC after an epic midweek trip, allowing PSV to stretch their lead and Ajax to gain ground. Den Haag kept up their unbeaten run against kamikaze Feyenoord, and Willem II continued playing as they have done most of the season – badly. The Eredivisie Roundup for week 24.

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Bulykin, Bisewar and Basement Battles

by Thomas Watt

The Den Haag success story keeps getting more vivid, Feyenoord (or at least Diego Bisewar) put some daylight between themselves and the drop and is there hope for Willem II? All the goings on from Week 23, a week of some quite brilliant goals.

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Feyenoord, Janko & the worst team in Holland

by Thomas Watt

Just nine short years ago, Feyenoord were one of the finest teams in Europe having won the UEFA Cup. Less than six years ago they were still a regular competitor in Europe. Even last season there was a credible forth placed finish for De club van Zuid. This year there is a very realistic threat of relegation for the first time in their history.